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Johor, 2 December 2016 – Thomas Town, Puteri Harbour, in collaboration with Mattel Southeast Asia, presents the final Thomas & Friends™ “Mini & Mighty” Malaysia Tour 2016 in Johor! Up until 7 January, the Tour will welcome all visitors to Thomas Town, bringing spectacular entertainment to fans and enhancing every visitor’s experience at Thomas Town,

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If I have to describe Bohol in three words, those would be Chocolate, Mahogany and Tarsier. These three words are so synonymous with Bohol that they become strong enough reasons for travellers to visit this island, located in the Central Visayas region and surrounded by another 75 minor islands across the Bohol Sea. Bohol is

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced the launch of the Lenovo VIBE Shot, a smartphone that promises the best of both worlds. With a 16MP main camera and 5.0” Full HD screen promising the best of both worlds by combining a fabulous camera with a premium smartphone, the VIBE Shot is

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Visitors to River Safari in Singapore can now go on a relaxing nature cruise along the Upper Seletar Reservoir and enjoy views of clear blue skies, lush green forests and chance upon wildlife with the launch of the park’s latest attraction – the River Safari Cruise.

Lying on the extreme south of India is the state of Kerala- often referred to as ‘God’s Own Country’ by travelers. The commercial city of Kochi rests right at the heart of Kerala, along the coasts of the Arabian Sea. With a rich cultural heritage, precious history, phenomenal lush green nature and ever warm hospitality, Kochi has everything that a traveller looks for!

Public Transport Victoria (PTV) has introduced a Free Tram Zone that covers most of the Melbourne CBD and some of the surrounding areas, including Queen Victoria Market and Docklands. Tourists and visitors are able to travel around the city and to key attractions on Melbourne’s iconic trams for free.

Fans of Sir Peter Jackson’s famed Hobbit trilogies can now follow in the footsteps of the cast and crew and journey through New Zealand taking in remarkable and diverse natural landscape while enjoying the warm hospitality Kiwis are known for.

In conjunction with Visit Malaysia Year 2014, the Visit Malaysia Year (VMY) 2014 Secretariat, together with Gaya Travel Magazine, organised a special awareness and promotion program on VMY 2014 called Celebrating 1Malaysia Truly Asia (C1MTA), which involves bringing selected local and international media representatives and travel agents to familiarise with particular destinations and tourism products.

Amanjena, or ‘peaceful paradise’, is the first Amanresort on the African continent. The property is located just outside the ancient Moroccan city of Marrakech on the southern road to Ouarzazate, the gateway to the Sahara Desert. The High Atlas Mountains claim the Marrakech horizon and the Atlantic coast is just two hours away. The 27-hole Amelkis Championship Golf Course lies immediately alongside Amanjena, with a second course – the Royal Golf Course – just minutes away.

TripAdvisor™, the world’s largest travel site*, today announced the winners of its Travellers’ Choice™ awards for Zoos and Aquariums around the globe. In total, 275 winners were identified, including the top 25 in the world and dedicated lists for Asia, Canada, Europe, India, South America, South Pacific, the U.K. and the U.S.

The 6th Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2014 will return to its home in Precinct 2, Putrajaya this coming March. The wholesome family fun affair will be held once again over the course of four days from March 27th to 30th, featuring another amazing line-up of international balloonists and a new variety of attractions and side events.

Apart from Taipei 101 (one of the world’s tallest building), the rest of Taiwan is a mystery to me. I did not feel I was ever called to personally explore the country yet to learn about it. But, when I was invited to join the trip courtesy of China Airlines and Taiwan Visitor Association, I immediately grabbed the chance without any hesitation.

Belum Rainforest Resort is also the only resort in Malaysia to be ISO certified as the most sustainable resort in Malaysia. Whatever the property intends to do, it makes sure that the property minimises impact on nature as much as possible. 70% of the property’s guests hail from overseas, particularly Europe.

TripAdvisor™, the world’s largest travel site*, today announced the winners of its 2013 Travellers’ Choice™ Awards for All-Inclusive Resorts. The awards recognise a total of 100 properties, including the top 25 in the world, and dedicated lists for seven regions around the globe including Asia, Africa, Europe, Caribbean, Mexico, Spain and Turkey.

Last April 2013, Gaya Travel Magazine in collaboration with Tourism Perak, organised a familiarisation trip called Discover Perak 2013, which took representatives from selected media and travel agencies on a 4-day-and-3-night tour to specific places within the wondrous state of Perak. Come and Discover Perak now and check out the attractions we have listed here!